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6 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Smoked salmon could be worse for you than a margherita pizza because of high fat content

Despite being considered a healthy product, farmed fish bought from supermarkets was found to contain up to twice as much fat per 100g than a margherita pizza. In Sainsbury's, for example, Scottish Oak Smoked Salmon from its Taste the Difference range had 14g of fat per 100g.

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14 hrs ago | The News

Farming on the waters

Jamie Davidson pulls his flat-bottom boat up to the shoreline in Quarry Island to start his day of farming. He is not plowing fields or feeding chickens, but instead he is farming oysters on a leased piece of property in the area.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Canada, World News,

22 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

Catch 9.6% Yields With These 2 1/2 Year Yankee Bonds From Copeinca ASA, Peru

Copeinca is the second-largest fishing company in Peru, and is Peru's largest producer of fish meal and fish oil. Each week we scan the globe to identify companies issuing excellent income-producing bonds with what we see as having the least amount of risk relative to its yield.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Seafood, Life, Food

Sat Sep 13, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Great SA abalone takeaway - businesses probed

SEVERAL popular Adelaide restaurants and a major seafood producer were under investigation last night accused of illegally importing and selling abalone. Fisheries authorities have seized thousands of dollars of abalone after a series of raids on the seafood farmer and six restaurants located in Gouger and Grote streets over the past fortnight.

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Related Topix: Seafood, Life, Food

Northern Michigan News

Harrietta fishery worried ruling could disrupt business, American food supply

Two Wexford County trout farmers say an Environmental Protection Agency proposal could stifle American food producers with unnecessary paperwork and federal oversight. Since the late 1940s, the Harrietta Hills Trout Farm has been a source of fresh fish products for markets throughout Michigan.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Harrietta, MI, Wexford County, MI, Agriculture, Science

Hispanic Business

Mesa Community College Urban Horticulture and Agribusiness Program...

One new course to arise from this program is Aquaponics AGS166. "Aquaponics is an advanced method of aquaculture where fish provide nutrients to grow plants which in turn filter water to sustain fish," said , Director of MCC's Urban Horticulture Program.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Nelson Mail

Marine parasite has 'low risk'

The discovery of a marine parasite new to the South Island in a mussel at the Cawthron Institute's Glen Aquaculture Park could have trade implications but poses "an extremely low risk", the Ministry for Primary Industries says. The protozoan Perkinsus olseni is endemic but has hitherto been found only in the warmer northern areas, and never in green-lipped mussels.

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Cape Breton Post

Fishermen to vote on representation

Fishermen in the eastern half of Cape Breton from the Inverness-Victoria County line to Port Hawkesbury will vote on being represented by an accredited organization under the Fish Harvesters Organizations Support Act. "We all want the fishery in Nova Scotia to be a strong, viable industry, now and into the future, in order to sustain wealth in our coastal communities," Fisheries and Aquaculture Minister Keith Colwell said in a news release.

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KUOW-FM Seattle

The U.S. Controls More Ocean Than Any Other Nation, So Why Do We Import 91 Percent Of Our Seafood?

Here in the Northwest we take pride in our regional seafood industry, but details about the big picture of seafood distribution may surprise or appall you. Our guest this week on Speakers Forum is Paul Greenberg, author of the book "American Catch: The Fight for Our Local Seafood."

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Related Topix: Seafood, Life, Food

WUWM

UWM's School of Freshwater Sciences Celebrates Expansion

UWM's School of Freshwater Sciences has evolved since its inception in 1966. Today it is positioning itself as a crucial part of Milwaukee's global water center.

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Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, Life, Food, Nutrition

Thu Sep 11, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

Province to hold pre-vote meetings with Cape Breton fishermen

The province plans to hold three sessions for fishermen in eastern Cape Breton ahead of the deadline for voting under the Fish Harvesters Organization Support Act. The Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture said in a news release it will hold meetings from 6 to 7 p.m. on: Monday, Sept.

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Nanaimo News Bulletin

MPs seeking aquaculture feedback

Minister of State John Duncan was in Nanaimo Tuesday for a roundtable with aquaculture stakeholders and to mark the start of information sessions on the Aquaculture Activities Regulations proposal, which the fisheries department hopes increases sustainable aquaculture production in the country while protecting the environment. Duncan said the stakeholders, which consisted of First Nations and shellfish and salmon farming representatives, stated that the shellfish sector in the Pacific region has had negative one-per cent growth in the last 13 years, while the salmon farming sector has "essentially flatlined."

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Stuff.co.nz

Ebola a boost for NZ salmon

New Zealand's small export salmon trade could be boosted after a bizarre food-safety scare in China linking a fish disease to Ebola. A Chinese ban on all imports of whole Norwegian salmon came into force on Wednesday after concerns around the presence of infectious salmon anaemia .

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Seafood

Hispanic Business

Origin Oil Announces Partnership for Algae Division & Diversifies Revenue Model

Since the initial introduction, not only has the pps seen 6 month highs but the company has been making incredible progress with its fracking division through the use & demonstration of its EWS Technology to clean and recycle contaminated water from fracking programs. But what we haven't gotten into is the fact that this EWS technology isn't just for fracking.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Huon Aquaculture set to list on the Australian Stock Exchange

The Australian Security and Investments Commission has confirmed Huon Aquaculture has applied to have the family-owned company listed on the Australian Stock Exchange . The salmon industry in Tasmania is the state's fastest growing as a result of domestic demand for fresh fish.

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Nanaimo News Bulletin

Fisheries interest earns scholarship

Nanaimo resident Matt Miller and fellow VIU student Ashley Stocks are two of the four scholarship recipients from the Freshwater Fisheries Society of B.C. This year's winners will each receive $1,500. Scholarships are available to students enrolled in fish culture or fisheries management programs in B.C. Winners were selected based on a variety of criteria, including a short essay outlining how their experiences, interests and education will positively impact B.C.'s freshwater recreational fisheries upon graduation.

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Related Topix: Canada

CBC News

Information on sea lice drug would have cost $35K

Dwight Ball said a price tag of $35-thousand to access information about a drug used to tackle sea lice was too expensive. Information that the leader of Newfoundland and Labrador's Liberals claims is free in British Columbia, would have cost the party about $35,000 here.

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Related Topix: Lice, Medicine, Health

Tue Sep 09, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

Nova Scotia groups protest meeting on federal aquaculture rules

Jeannie Hubley of Spry Harbour, who fishes lobster for a living, was among a group of demonstrators outside the Bedford Institute of Oceanography on Tuesday protesting aquaculture controls. Potential conflicts between aquaculture controls being prepared for Nova Scotia, and those coming from the federal government, prompted a protest Tuesday at the Bedford Institute of Oceanography.

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Related Topix: Canada, Oceanography, Science

The Chronicle Herald

Cape Breton fishermen ponder vote to have groups represent them

Fishermen in eastern Cape Breton are being asked to vote on whether they want to have accredited organizations represent them in talks with the province. Those on the western side of the island in Fisheries Region 1, which includes the Municipality of the County of Inverness and the North Shore on the mainland, have been represented by accredited organizations for years, said Eugene Samson, coastal resource co-ordinator for the provincial Fisheries and Aquaculture Department.

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The Telegraph

India ranks No. 2 in fish production a " but No. 1 China is ten times bigger

Calcutta, Sept 9 : India's rank as the second-largest fish producer in the world is nothing to cheer about, since it is a tenth that of the world No 1, according to a fisheries scientist. Prof C. Mohanakumaran Nair, Pro Vice-Chancellor of Kerala University of Fisheries & Ocean Studies, told PTI that in 2012, China had produced 570 lakh tonnes of fish and marine algae, which was 63 per cent of its total aquaculture production, he said.

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